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Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« on: June 30, 2014, 09:54:37 PM »
I'm looking for a recommendation for a keyboard / digital piano. Something good quality that can be used for studio recordings and that sounds/plays like a real piano. Any recommendations? What's the price range for a good piece?
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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2014, 02:20:15 PM »
I recently got a new Korg keyboard and I'd love to add additional sounds, styles etc to it,
Does anyone here have them and can share them?
I'd very much appreciate it!
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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2017, 06:19:31 PM »
I'm looking to buy myself a keyboard for not more than $150-200.

All I plan on using it for is learning written pieces. MIDI would be very helpful, and a headphone jack is a must.

Any suggestions?
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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2017, 06:32:12 PM »
I just got a new keyboard for myself. I was looking into Yamaha brand.
They have the psr e series. E253,e353 and 453. These are the lower price range Yamahas. Ranging in price from about $120 to $250.
I ended up getting the ew400 which is the 76 key version of the e453 for about $100 more.
I'm very happy with mine.

Just nite that the lower series don't come with the adapter

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2017, 06:39:13 PM »
Thanks for the info. Is 76 keys necessary? I'd be learning Shul music with it, nothing too crazy.
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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2017, 07:56:51 PM »
I would suggest to go down to a music store and try it out to see what you like.
I was in Sam ash and deciding between the e453 and ew400.
I personally liked the feel of the keys and the upgraded piano sound. I don't need 76 keys.
I think most basic songs don't need more than 61 keys.

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #6 on: January 31, 2017, 08:11:33 PM »
I had the PSR 530 for years, great piece till it quit working. I now use the PSR E443 which is very decent, this model is now replaced online with the E453.

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #7 on: January 31, 2017, 08:18:09 PM »
I had the PSR 530 for years, great piece till it quit working. I now use the PSR E443 which is very decent, this model is now replaced online with the E453.
My goodness! Your PSR 530 still working wow! I had the PRS 740 till like 8 years ago and since then its its Korg all the way :)
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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2017, 08:22:08 PM »
My goodness! Your PSR 530 still working wow!

It quit working about 4 years ago, lasted a while, solid keyboard.

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2017, 04:06:31 PM »
Any difference between Yamaha, Casio, or Panasonic if I wanna get my kid a decent keyboard to learn how to play ?

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2017, 04:09:23 PM »
Would probably go with Yamaha. Which model?

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2017, 04:13:00 PM »
I have no clue. I just searched for keyboard on Amazon & I'm looking through results. These companies start at $100-130.

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2017, 04:29:04 PM »
I just want something decent that won't fall apart immediately & sounds nice.

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Re: Keyboard / Digital Piano Master Thread
« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2017, 04:53:59 PM »
I just want something decent that won't fall apart immediately & sounds nice.

What about this one https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1192916-REG/yamaha_psr_e253_portable_keyboard_value.html? Very affordable entry level and good reviews.

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